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No body's perfect : a helper's guide to promoting positive body image in children and young people

Author: Vivienne Lewis
Publisher: Samford Valley, QLD : Australian Academic Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Body image doesn't discriminate gender or age. Yet its importance to our health, both mental and physical, is vital. A negative body image in childhood can lead to a lifetime of struggle and self-doubt. In today's image-conscious world it is important that we help children and youngsters feel better about their bodies. No Body's Perfect is designed to do just that. Written for teachers, counsellors, parents, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lewis, Vivienne.
No body's perfect.
Samford Valley, QLD Australian Academic Press, 2016
(OCoLC)957338341
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vivienne Lewis
ISBN: 9781922117755 1922117757
OCLC Number: 966364321
Description: 1 online resource (172 pages)
Contents: 1. What's all the fuss about body image? --
2. Understanding your own body image and self help so you can help others --
3. The essentials of positive role modelling --
4. Boys to men: talking to boys about body image --
5. Media literacy: talking to children and young people about media messages and safe use --
6. Puberty explained: help, my body is changing! --
7. Teasing and body bashing: it's not okay! --
8. Diet free zone: the dangers of eating disorders and how to help --
9. What's mental health and how do I get some of that? --
10. Relaxation and fostering positive emotions in yourself and others --
11. Concluding comments and guidelines for creating body image friendly schools.
Other Titles: No body is perfect
Responsibility: Vivienne Lewis.

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In today's image-conscious world it is important that we help children and youngsters feel better about their bodies. No Body's Perfect is designed to do just that. Written for teachers, counsellors,  Read more...

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